Main staff and new key visual revealed for upcoming adaptation based on seinen manga by Kei Toume
A new key visual (above), the main staff, and the Japanese broadcast window have all been revealed for Yesterday o Utatte (known in English as Sing "Yesterday" For Me), an upcoming TV anime based on the long-running seinen romance manga by Kei Toume about an unmotivated man who finds himself at the apex of a strange love triangle.
The main staff for Yesterday o Utatte includes:
- Director: Yoshiyuki Fujiwara
- Screenplay: Jin Tanaka
- Character design: Junichirou Taniguchi
- Sound director: Masanori Tsuchiya
- Animation production: Doga Kobo
The original Yesterday o Utatte manga was serialized from 1997 - 2015 in Shueisha's Business Jump and Grand Jump magazines. The story of the series follows Rikuo Uozumi, a directionless young man who takes a part-time job at a convenience store after graduating high school. One day, Rikuo runs into Shinako Morinome, a former classmate on whom he had a crush, but his efforts to rekindle that relationship are complicated by the arrival of Haru Nonaka, a strange girl with a pet crow.
Yesterday o Utatte will broadcast in Japan beginning in the Spring season of 2020.
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